Senior Civil Engineer Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Engineering   Dubai   98 views Reference: 30951
Job Details

The Senior Civil Engineer will play a key role in ensuring the safety, functionality and quality of UNOPS infrastructure works. On a request basis from IPMG and country offices, the Senior Civil Engineer will be expected to fulfill the following responsibilities in line with industry standards and applicable national and international codes and guidelines:

Technical review of design documentation Review structural design drawings, technical specifications, and BOQs in terms of accuracy and suitability to overall design requirements, identifying aspects where designs do not comply with minimum codes and standards and IPMG policies, and providing practical guidance for design improvement.

Support to design development Applying technical expertise and professional experience, the Senior Civil Engineer will support projects by providing guidance in the development of designs to achieve technical objectives.

Application of professional judgment To ensure the safety, functionality and fitness of infrastructure while recognizing the circumstances and constraints of the UNOPS operational context, the Senior Civil Engineer will be required to apply professional judgment in the application of relevant codes, standards, and IPMG policies.

Independence, integrity, and objectivity In the performance of professional services, the Senior Civil Engineer will act as an independent technical expert, free of conflicts of interests, and must be able to maintain the integrity of his/her technical opinion.

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

Education requirements:

Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering or similar, preferably with specialty in Structural Engineering from an accredited university

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with two additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of Master’s Degree (9 years of experience).

Work Experience:

Required experience:

At least 7 years of progressively responsible experience in civil engineering or similar, preferably with experience in structural engineering, rehabilitation and construction of new buildings OR transport infrastructures (bridges, tunnels, etc.).

Company Description
UNOPS helps the UN and its partners provide peace and security, humanitarian and development solutions.
Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve peace and sustainable development. We are focused on implementation, with a commitment to UN values and private sector efficiency.